Sara Haravifard, William M. Fairbank Assistant Professor of Physics and Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society  

Sara Haravifard

Office Location: 099 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-6821
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Experimental condensed matter physics

Ph.D., McMaster University, 2010
M.S., McMaster University, 2005
B.S., McMaster University, 2003

Research Categories: Quantum Phase Transitions, Quantum Magnetism, High Temperature Superconductivity, Highly Correlated Election Systems, X-ray and Neutron Scattering, Extreme Environmental Conditions: Low Temperature, High Pressure, High Magnetic Field

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Shi, Z; Steinhardt, W; Graf, D; Corboz, P; Weickert, F; Harrison, N; Jaime, M; Marjerrison, C; Dabkowska, HA; Mila, F; Haravifard, S, Emergent bound states and impurity pairs in chemically doped Shastry-Sutherland system, Nature Communications, vol. 10 no. 1 (June, 2019), pp. 9 pages, NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP [doi]  [abs].
  2. Steinhardt, W.M., Shi, Z., Samarakoon, A., Dissanayake, S., Graf, D., Liu, Y., Zhu, W., Marjerrison, C., Batista, C.D. and Haravifard, S, Field-Induced Phase Transition of the Spin Liquid State in Triangular Antiferromagnet YbMgGaO4, With Reviewers at Nature Communications, arXiv:1902.07825 [cond-mat.str-el] (Submitted, February, 2019)  [abs].
  3. S. J. Kuhn, Zhenzhong Shi, F. Flicker, T. Helm, J. Lee, William Steinhardt, Sachith Dissanayake, D. Graf, J. Ruff, G. Fabbris, D. Haskel, and S. Haravifard, Direct observation of an incommensurate two-dimensional checkerboard charge density wave in the superconductor Ta4Pd3Te16, Submitted to Proceeding of National Academy of Sciences USA (Submitted, 2019)  [abs].
  4. A Super (Lattice) Surprise, Fields Magazine, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (2019) [a-super-lattice-surprise] .
  5. Rutherford, M; Mauws, C; Haravifard, S; Marjerrison, C; Luke, G; Beare, J; Herbert, D; Ritch, J; Wiebe, C, Dy2ScNbO7: an unconventional spin ice?, Acta Crystallographica. Section A, Foundations and Advances, vol. 74 no. a1 (July, 2018), pp. a172-a172, International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) [doi] .

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